Murtupuni Centre for Rural and Remote Health (CRRH)

James Cook University

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Vanes on a rural windmill water pump

Murtupuni Centre for Rural and Remote Health (MCRRH) uses through rural health and workforce research, capacity building and knowledge translation to develop the evidence based for best practive rural and remote health care. Research projects include: increasing the postpartum screening for women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus and Diabetes in pregnancy living in rural and remote areas; and codesigned community rehabilitation services; self-directed upper limb rehabilitation in stroke survivors. Researcher a Murtupuni are Chief Investigators on two NHMRC program grant: Women’s Action for Mums and Bubs (WOMB) program; and Strengthening systems for indigenous health care equity (STRIDE).

Website https://www.crrh.jcu.edu.au/

Key science sectors

Strengths and capabilities

  • Research in best practive rural and remote health care

Facilities and major equipment

  • University Departments of Rural Health in Queensland
  • Network of over 20 rural and remote health centres

Number of research staff

Up to 20 research staff

Address

100 Joan Street, Mount Isa QLD 4825

Organisation type

  • University Research Centre

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